Horizon Pandemic Response Screener General Application

Saint John, NB | Moncton, NB | Waterville, NB | Fredericton, NB | Miramichi, NB

DEPARTMENT: Security Services
FACILITY: Regional/Community Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Casual Temp
LANGUAGE: English and Bilingual opportunities available
JOB TITLE: Pandemic Response Screener (CUPE1)
HOURS OF WORK: Rotating Shifts
SALARY: $16.62 / hr CUPE (Pay Band 1 All inclusive)
JOB PURPOSE:
The Pandemic Response Screener greets all visitors/patients entering a designated Horizon facility with questions for the purpose of granting or denying permission to enter. Quality and safe patient care is a priority for Horizon.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Successful completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Written and spoken compentence in English
  • Certain positions require verbal compentency in both English (3) and French (2+) as demonstrated by testing. Please attach a valid proficiency certificate. Testing is also available through Horizon and conducted virtually.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Pandemic Response Screener performs functions that support Horizon's ability to monitor designated facility access points to reduce the risk of infectious disease to patients/clients/staff/physicians. Access is only granted if the visitor/patient has a scheduled appointment, is an approved visitor or a patient support person.
  • Maintain visibility at identified visitor/patient screening entrances to designated hospitals
  • Ensure all visitors/patients entering facility are greeted, provided active offer of our official languages and asks pre-determined questions
  • Permit or deny facility access as per pandemic requirements
  • Advise all visitors/patients approved to enter on the requirement to wear a mask and maintain social distancing
  • Collect, track and report data pertaining to visitor/patient
    • Contact tracing information
    • Volumes presenting to screening stations
    • Requests for masks vs public wearing their own
    • Reasons for visit by category (i.e. booked appointment, designated visitor, other)
  • Practice appropriate social distancing and donning of required protective personal equipment as provided
  • Adhere to processes and protocols established for the screening station
  • Demonstrate living Horizon values during all interactions

Competencies identified by Horizon Health Network:
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the job requirement
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Interpersonal Relations
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